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Made in America Store adds two new stores, 10 jobs in Buffalo/Niagara
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 04:30 pm
On Friday, Mark Andol, founder of the original Made in America Store based in Elma, is expanding into two highly popular mall locations north of Buffalo: the Boulevard Mall in Amherst and the Fashion Outlets of Niagara.
'The Great Holiday Baking Show' premieres
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 04:20 pm
It's a delicious addition to television this holiday season when "The Great Holiday Baking Show" premieres on ABC, Monday, Nov. 30 (10 p.m.),
Niagara University President's Dinner honors four, raises student scholarship dollars
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 04:20 pm
More than 540 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution's 2015 President's Dinner, held Nov. 13 at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center.
Kaley Cuoco to host 'The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration' Thanksgiving night on FOX
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 04:10 pm
Actress Kaley Cuoco is set to host "The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration," airing Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 26 8-10 p.m.), on FOX.
Patrick Whalen named interim director of Niagara Global Tourism Institute
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 03:55 pm
Patrick J. Whalen, former chief operating officer of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc., has been named interim director of the Niagara Global Tourism Institute, effective immediately.
One Direction returns to headline Billboard Hollywood Party on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest'
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 03:55 pm
One Direction returns for its second year to headline the Billboard Hollywood Party as part of ABC's telecast of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016."
SBA seeks nominations for 2016 Small Business Person of the Year
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 03:55 pm
Do you or someone you know have what it takes to become America's "Small Business Person of the Year" for 2016? If so, the U.S. Small Business Administration wants to hear from you.
Peking Acrobats, Richard Marx, Eli Young Band set to perform at Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 03:55 pm
From breathtaking acrobatics to Grammy Award-winning artists to tributes to some of the all-time greats, the February entertainment lineup at Seneca Resorts & Casinos has it all.
First Niagara fills funding gap for at-risk college students
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 03:55 pm
The First Niagara Foundation is partnering with Buffalo State to ensure first-generation, low-income students, and students with disabilities are able to get the support they need to achieve academic success.
Heart of Niagara event at Clyde's Feed and Animal Center
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 03:55 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Devers, Gordon, Jane, Sugar and Tillie from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 21, at Clyde's Feed and Animal Center, 3972 Lockport Olcott Road, Lockport (Wrights Corners).
NFP names pumpkin-carving contest winner
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 02:50 pm
Mike Ratka of Grand Island said he never enters contests. But, encouraged by friends and neighbors this fall, he submitted "Pumpkin eating pumpkin" into Niagara Frontier Publications' annual pumpkin-carving competition. The move paid off, as he was voted the winner and took home a gift card courtesy of DiMino Tops Lewiston.
Town of Niagara board honors serviceman
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 02:30 pm
The Niagara Town Board took some time to honor a local man on his way to serve the country. William Jasper III, a volunteer firefighter for the town, will soon be headed to the United States Air Force - and his hometown was on hand to say "thank you."
Exploring a river called Niagara
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 01:45 pm
In a few days I would fish the Niagara River with full-time fishing guide Chris Cinelli. The Niagara River is a wild, world-class fishery drawing people from all over the world. Anticipation of the experience-of-a-lifetime created the hope of success; I would not be disappointed!
Panepinto unveils legislation to address fiscal fallout of Huntley announcement
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:50 pm
New York State Sen. Marc Panepinto stood Monday with Tonawanda Town Supervisor Anthony Caruana and Town Board members as he unveiled legislation (S.6015A) to tackle the financial fallout created by the potential shuttering of the Huntley Station Power Plant.
Niagara University student group traveling to Nicaragua to build home for impoverished family
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:50 pm
A Niagara University student group is fundraising for a service trip it plans to make to Nicaragua this December to build a home for a poor family.
Community Missions reveals third annual #GivingTuesday plans
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:50 pm
As the holidays quickly approach, Community Missions is gearing up for its third annual #GivingTuesday event - and it's inviting the Niagara community to catch the giving spirit.
Lewiston Lions welcome new members
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:50 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club is proud to introduce its newest Lions: Shaun and Joanne O'Leary, and Bonnie Rice - sponsored by Lions Ron and Marlene Craft. Lion Thomas Huisgen performed a recent induction ceremony.
United Way of Greater Niagara gearing for gala
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:30 pm
On Friday, United Way will host its ninth annual gala, a fundraiser to support the organization's efforts. The event will take place at 7 p.m. inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. Attendees will enjoy food, fun, a live performance by Nerds Gone Wild, and a silent auction featuring hundreds of baskets.
Village of Lewiston on board with church/theater, 800 Center St. renovation
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:30 pm
Developers of two new, prominent Lewiston projects received good news Monday from the Village Board.
Sabres annual Fan Food Drive begins
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced Monday the team will hold a Fan Food Drive at three home games during the month of November to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.
Lewiston: Town Board changes, NYPA resolution, budget adoption among highlights
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:25 pm
What was anticipated to be a Lewiston Town Board budget discussion en route to budget adoption Monday turned into a bit more than expected.
Freudig's 'Magnificent Pie' opens holiday season
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Freudig Singers of Western New York will present "Magnificent Pie," a program of traditional and contemporary choral pieces suited to the holiday season, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 73 Adam St., Tonawanda; and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at Blessed Trinity R.C. Church, 317 Leroy Ave., Buffalo.
Students at St. Peter R.C. School learn about fire safety
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
Did you know roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. - when most people are asleep? Students at St. Peter R.C. School were taught this valuable lesson - and told smoke alarms save lives. They learned these and other lessons relating to fire safety during Fire Safety Month.
Harmonia celebrates magic of the season
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Harmonia Chamber Singers, under the direction of Artistic Director Robert Pacillo, present "This Is Christmastime" Christmas a-cappella this holiday season. The production includes everything from Renaissance motets to jazz standards.
Winkley sworn-in as supervisor in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 10:25 pm
The Town of Lewiston Town Council voted Monday to place Ron Winkley in the supervisor position until Steve Broderick takes the reins in January. The former Lewiston Police Department chief and Village of Lewiston trustee has served with this board since 2008.
Fuccillo donates $21,600 to Buffalo City Mission
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Fuccillo Automotive Group, which has three of its 23 dealerships located on Grand Island at Alvin Road, presented a check for $21,600 to the Buffalo City Mission to combat domestic violence in the community.
A toast for Pink Martini! Gift shop marks first anniversary in business
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Diana Nobumoto said she can't believe it's been a year since she opened Pink Martini Gift Shop in the Grand Island Plaza.
Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Members of the Salvation Army, as well as local officials kicked off the Red Kettle Campaign at Budwey's Market in North Tonawanda on Oct. 6. The kick-off marks the beginning of the holiday season for the Salvation Army and its goal of raising $170,000 from the red kettles in various locations in North Tonawanda, Tonawanda and Grand Island during the Christmas season.
Grand Island Board of Education: Teachers' union contract approved by school board
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Details are under wraps, but the Grand Island Board of Education voted 7-0 to ratify a five-year contract agreement with the Grand Island Teachers' Association.
FDR visits Grand Island Historical Society
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
Approximately 150 members and friends of the Grand Island Historical Society were treated to an oral history of the Great Depression and World War II from the perspective of the president of the United States, with actor Albert McFadyen portraying Franklin Delano Roosevelt Nov. 5 at Historic Trinity.
Hair Envy honors veterans
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
Hair Envy salon in the Grand Island Plaza said 'Thank you' to Island veterans by providing free cuts for them Veterans Day.
Expansion of DeGlopper Park unveiled
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
A recently formed committee unveiled plans on Veterans Day for a major expansion of Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Park.
First WNY Watchfire held on Veterans Day
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
A new Veterans Day tradition on the Island began Wednesday with more than 100 attendees witnessing hundreds of flags retired to the flames.
Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals present annual holiday fundraiser
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals announce its 2015 annual holiday fundraiser, "The Holiday Affair," is being held at Tuesday, Dec. 1, at The Foundry, 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
Hospice helps patients and families focus on quality of life
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness.
Niagara Falls disability advocacy organization to host town meeting on bullying awareness
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:15 pm
In an effort to raise the public's awareness of the impact bullying has on vulnerable individuals, Independent Living of Niagara County is inviting the community to a town hall meeting on bullying.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hosts table games dealer job fair Nov. 19
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:10 pm
One of the most unique and exciting customer service jobs in Western New York - being a table games dealer - will be available for more than 100 people, as Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will host an upcoming table games dealer job fair.
Shoppe On Main holiday weekend Nov. 20-22
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 07:00 am
Shoppe On Main will hold its 12th annual holiday shopping weekend, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 20-22.
Lewiston group looks to reopen church
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 09:00 am
Three well-known local entrepreneurs have teamed up to resurrect a Lewiston landmark. Claudia Marasco, Linda Radford and Carol Calato intend to renovate and reopen the church at 409 Plain St.
Tickets on sale for Lewiston Tour of Homes
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has announced tickets are on sale for the 11th annual Tour of Homes, scheduled for Dec. 5-6 in historic Lewiston.